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  • n. A derivative of thalidomide used to treat some myelomas

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  • Revlimid, also known as lenalidomide, in combination with dexamethasone was green-lighted in June by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare to treat patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.

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  • Lately a derivative of the drug called lenalidomide has been embraced as a therapy for some cancers and for leprosy.

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  • Other NICE rulings include the rejection of Kineret, a drug for rheumatoid arthritis; Avonex, which reduces the relapse rate in patients with multiple sclerosis; and lenalidomide, which fights multiple myeloma.

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  • Other drugs in this group include lenalidomide, which are called immunomodulating agents.

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  • Reported encouraging initial clinical data for IMGN901 used in combination with lenalidomide Revlimid® and dexamethasone to treat relapsed MM at ASH.

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  • Emeryville-based Onyx (NASDAQ: ONXX) is testing carfilzomib combined with lenalidomide and low dose dexamethasone in this test, which will ultimately include some 700 patients.

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  • MONDAY, March 29 (HealthDay News) -- The drugs azacitidine and lenalidomide provide a highly effective combination treatment for bone marrow cancer, according to the results of a new study.

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  • Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced that the company has begun enrollment in the ASPIRE trial, a Phase 3 international clinical trial evaluating carfilzomib in combination with lenalidomide (Revlimid®) and low dose dexamethasone in patients with relapsed multiple myeloma.

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  • Onyx begins Phase 3 trial of carfilzomib in combination with lenalidomide, dexamethasone for relapsed myeloma

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  • "We have seen encouraging interim results from previous studies of carfilzomib in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone, and this Phase 3 trial will further evaluate this promising three-drug combination therapy in patients with relapsed myeloma," said

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